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Twisted/Curled toes -- a problem in the long run?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Denninmi, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. Denninmi

    Denninmi Songster

    Jul 26, 2009
    My 6 turkeys are now about 7 weeks old.

    One of them was sick when it was newly hatched -- droopy and seemed to gasp for breath, and I wasn't sure it would make it a couple of times, but it did rally.

    It has curled toes that point to the side, especially the center toe.

    At this point, this doesn't seem to bother it, and it does everything the others do, including roost at night up on the limbs I put in their shelter.

    Will this cause any problems in the future as it ages, or will it be ok?

    It's a royal palm, and is one of the smaller ones, so I think it may be a hen.

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